“We told our American colleagues that if it comes to a Biden-Putin summit, the issue of disarmament should be on the agenda of the talks.

We need the United States and Russia when it comes to nuclear disarmament, ”RIA Novosti quotes him during his speech in the Bundestag.

Maas stressed that Germany is in favor of developing new agreements in the field of disarmament.

Earlier, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed the hope that Putin and Biden would begin a constructive dialogue on revitalizing the disarmament process and arms control.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, in an interview with Argumenty i Fakty, noted that Putin and Biden will independently determine the key topics for discussion at the summit.